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Even if Covid-19 vaccine IP is waived, Africa does not have the capacity to produce at scale – expert
Even if Covid-19 vaccine IP is waived, Africa does not have the capacity to produce at scale – expert
5th May 2021 By: News24Wire

A University of Cape Town professor says if the intellectual property rights of vaccines are lifted, the African continent will still not be able to scale up the production of Covid-19 vaccines.... 


J&J vaccine study to resume in South Africa on Wednesday, ministry says
J&J vaccine study to resume in South Africa on Wednesday, ministry says
26th April 2021 By: Reuters

 A research study in South Africa further evaluating Johnson & Johnson's Covid-19 vaccine in the field will resume on Wednesday, the health ministry said, after the study was paused over rare cases... 


Engen to shut refinery and repurpose KZN site as an import terminal
Engen to shut refinery and repurpose KZN site as an import terminal
23rd April 2021 By: Terence Creamer

South African petroleum products group Engen announced on Friday that it would shut the Engen Refinery and convert the site, located south of Durban, into an import terminal and product storage... 


Sahpra launches app for the reporting of adverse drug reactions
22nd April 2021 By: Schalk Burger

Medical products regulator the South African Health Products Regulatory Authority (Sahpra) has launched the Med Safety mobile app for self-reporting of suspected adverse drug reactions (ADRs) by... 


WHO warns Africa not to let its guard down amid pandemic
WHO warns Africa not to let its guard down amid pandemic
22nd April 2021 By: Sane Dhlamini

The World Health Organisation (WHO) Regional Director for Africa Dr Matshidiso Moeti has encouraged African countries to sustain Covid-19 prevention measures and urged countries not to let their... 


Cabinet welcomes recommendation on lifting of J&J vaccine pause, says Mkhize to announce recommencement details
Cabinet welcomes recommendation on lifting of J&J vaccine pause, says Mkhize to announce recommencement details
22nd April 2021 By: Terence Creamer

Cabinet has welcomed the recommendation by the South African Health Products Regulatory Authority regarding the lifting of the temporary pause placed on the Johnson & Johnson Sisonke Vaccination... 


Vodacom, AUDA-Nepad launch mVacciNation digital toolbox
Vodacom, AUDA-Nepad launch mVacciNation digital toolbox
21st April 2021 By: Natasha Odendaal

Telecommunications giant Vodacom Group and the African Union Development Agency (AUDA-Nepad) have joined forces to deploy a mobile technology platform that manages vaccination appointments and... 


The Cryo-Vacc
DPD Laser to buy 110 Cryo-Vacc Covid-19 vaccine containers from Renergen
21st April 2021 By: Simone Liedtke

Domestic natural gas and helium producer Renergen and local express courier partner DPD Laser have inked an agreement for Renergen to manufacture the first 110 Cryo-Vacc units for supply to DPD.... 


Carbon emissions set to surge in 2021 as coal rebound eclipses record renewables growth
Carbon emissions set to surge in 2021 as coal rebound eclipses record renewables growth
20th April 2021 By: Terence Creamer

Global energy-related carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions could surge by 1.5-billion tonnes in 2021 to 33-billion tonnes, reversing most of last year’s decline caused by the Covid-19 pandemic, as... 


Energy expert writes to government calling for overhaul of RMIPPPP ahead of July financial close
Energy expert writes to government calling for overhaul of RMIPPPP ahead of July financial close
19th April 2021 By: Terence Creamer

An energy expert has written to the Department of Public Works and Infrastructure (DPWI) and the Independent Power Producer (IPP) Office to highlight the expensive shortcomings of the Risk... 


South African company partners with Unicef to support global vaccine rollout
19th April 2021 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

South African Internet of things (IoT) solutions provider Beyond has recently entered into a long-term agreement with the United Nations Children's Fund (Unicef) to supply its remote cold chain... 


Business outlines strategy for supporting ramp-up to daily vaccination tempo of 250 000 by September
Business outlines strategy for supporting ramp-up to daily vaccination tempo of 250 000 by September
16th April 2021 By: Terence Creamer

Business for South Africa (B4SA) has outlined its strategy for a steady upscaling of the private sector’s capacity to administer the Covid-19 vaccine and position the country’s public and private... 


$100bn bled from emerging markets during onset of Covid-19 in 2020 – Afreximbank
16th April 2021 By: Donna Slater

A survey and subsequent report ‘Survey of Impact of Covid-19 on African Trade Finance’ by the Africa Export-Import bank (Afreximbank), shows that outflows from emerging market economies in the... 


Majority hopeful that pandemic will be contained within the next year – global survey
12th April 2021 By: Simone Liedtke

A new Ipsos and World Economic Forum (WEF) survey found that there are wide variations in post-Covid ‘return to normal’ expectations, with almost 60% of respondents expecting a return to pre-Covid... 


US supports South Africa’s vaccine roll-out strategy with $3m
US supports South Africa’s vaccine roll-out strategy with $3m
8th April 2021 By: Thabi Shomolekae

The US is supporting South Africa’s Covid-19 vaccine strategy by providing $3-million, or R45-million, in funding for vaccine distribution, field hospitals and data surveillance, through the US... 


Global energy leaders say jobs must be at heart of people-centred energy transition
Global energy leaders say jobs must be at heart of people-centred energy transition
31st March 2021 By: Terence Creamer

Employment creation for workers and communities at the highest risk of disruption as a result of the shift to greater climate-resiliency was identified during a gathering of global energy leaders... 


From top left, clockwise, Jeff Quartermaine, Arnold van Graan, Neal Froneman, Christine Ramon and Mark Bristow.
Silver is smart metal that fits Sibanye-Stillwater's green space – Froneman
31st March 2021 By: Martin Creamer

Silver is a smart high-technology metal that fits into Sibanye-Stillwater’s green metals space. This was made clear by Sibanye-Stillwater CEO Neal Froneman during Wednesday’s Mining Indaba gold... 


World Bank report highlights big economic benefits of an accelerated South African vaccination roll-out
World Bank report highlights big economic benefits of an accelerated South African vaccination roll-out
31st March 2021 By: Terence Creamer

An analysis published in a new World Bank report shows that vaccinating 60% of South Africa’s population to induce so-called “herd immunity” against Covid-19 would have a benefit-cost ratio of more... 


The Mogalakwena platinum group metals mine in Limpopo.
Anglo collaborating on feasibility study for South Africa’s ‘hydrogen valley’
31st March 2021 By: Martin Creamer

Diversified mining and marketing company Anglo American on Wednesday announced a collaboration agreement to complete a feasibility study to develop a ‘hydrogen valley’ anchored in South Africa’s... 


Bara500 ICU hospital handed over after six months of construction
Bara500 ICU hospital handed over after six months of construction
31st March 2021

With the surge in hospital admissions brought about by the global Covid-19 pandemic, the Gauteng departments of Health and Infrastructure Development embarked on a project to increase its ICU... 


J&J to produce 220m vaccine doses for Africa
J&J to produce 220m vaccine doses for Africa
30th March 2021 By: Yvonne Silaule

US multinational corporation Johnson & Johnson has signed a contract to deliver 220-million vaccine doses to Africa, with South Africa to receive 30-million doses. President Cyril Ramaphosa made... 


South Africa continues to be G20 coal outlier, report shows
South Africa continues to be G20 coal outlier, report shows
29th March 2021 By: Terence Creamer

With 86% of the country’s electricity produced from coal, South Africa continued to have the highest reliance on the energy mineral among all G20 countries in 2020, with the global average standing... 


Anglo American Platinum executive head: project and environment Prakashim Moodliar.
First hydrogen and movement by third quarter – Anglo American Platinum
29th March 2021 By: Martin Creamer

Anglo American Platinum executive head: project and environment Prakashim Moodliar has outlined what the company refers to as its smart power project, which is the development of the hydrogen fuel... 


Big business to approach government with solutions for accelerating infrastructure spending
Big business to approach government with solutions for accelerating infrastructure spending
26th March 2021 By: Terence Creamer

Big business in South Africa plans to approach government with a series of solutions aimed at narrowing the ever-widening gap between the country’s fixed-investment spending targets and the dismal... 


Global wind installation step change required to meet net-zero goal
Global wind installation step change required to meet net-zero goal
25th March 2021 By: Terence Creamer

Despite Covid-afflicted 2020 emerging as the best-ever year for global wind-energy installations, a new industry report argues that the rate of yearly deployments will have to more than double... 


Shift in Solidarity Fund's approach to combating Covid-19
25th March 2021 By: Simone Liedtke

Nonprofit organisation the Solidarity Fund has shifted its focus to Covid-19 vaccines as “the year has seen a lot of devastation”, CEO Tandi Nzimande said during a media briefing on March 25.... 


Master Drilling CEO Danie Pretorius.
Master Drilling in muted but resilient 2020 performance
23rd March 2021 By: Martin Creamer

Drilling services company Master Drilling, which operates in 23 countries and which is continuing to grow its presence in new global markets, on Tuesday reported a “muted but resilient performance”... 


Pandemic’s implications will continue to depend on the evolution of macroeconomic conditions - Unctad
19th March 2021 By: Simone Liedtke

Although warnings about the spread of viruses have become more frequent in recent years, the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (Unctad) laments in its latest trade and development... 


Finance Minister Tito Mboweni
Mboweni warns third wave of Covid-19 could hurt country's ratings
19th March 2021 By: Reuters

South Africa's finance minister said on Thursday that a third wave of the coronavirus could destabilise the government's efforts to control its finances and avoid a further downgrade of the... 


Northam Platinum CEO Paul Dunne
Northam earnings soar, operational performance pumps cash
19th March 2021 By: Martin Creamer

The earnings of platinum group metals (PGMs) mining company Northam Platinum soared in the six months to the end of December when 54% more cash was generated. Operational growth projects, initiated... 


Mineral Resources and Energy Minister Gwede Mantashe
Bidding for renewables finally opens as powership-heavy ‘emergency’ projects are unveiled
18th March 2021 By: Terence Creamer

Mineral Resources and Energy Minister Gwede Mantashe released the names of the eight preferred bidders – including three powership projects – selected as part of government’s 2 000-MW ‘emergency’... 


Return2Work launches vaccine-centred workplace information
18th March 2021 By: Marleny Arnoldi

The Return2Work public private growth initiative has launched new resources to assist in raising awareness among workers and employers across the country related to the Covid-19 vaccines. The... 


The triage area of the new Bara500 ICU hospital
Bara500 ICU hospital launched
18th March 2021 By: Donna Slater

Construction company Enza Construction recently completed a new Covid-19 hospital wing – the Bara500 unit – in the Chris Hani Baragwanath Hospital complex using innovative building technology which... 


Exxaro CEO Mxolisi Mgojo
Exxaro announces record dividend on earnings leap in fourth fatality-free year
18th March 2021 By: Martin Creamer

The black-empowered and black-led diversified mining company Exxaro Resources on Thursday announced a record dividend distribution on 25%-higher earnings and another year without occupational loss... 


Western Cape names candidate municipalities to be primed for direct IPP procurement
Western Cape names candidate municipalities to be primed for direct IPP procurement
17th March 2021 By: Terence Creamer

Six Western Cape municipalities, as well as the City of Cape Town, have been named by Western Cape Finance and Economic Opportunities Minister David Maynier as candidates to participate in the... 


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